WHEN HALLOWEEN COMES TO CHURCH
My attention was directed this week to an internet post, complete with pictures, announcing a church that had made prominent space available in the church building for a Halloween-related display of crafts and other paraphernalia. The public is invited to stop by and see it and shop for items that might enhance their Halloween experience. It is predicted that at least 175 million Americans are expected to participate in Halloween festivities and spend 9 billion in the process. Halloween is second only to Christmas as a commercial holiday, and this church is apparently more than willing to do its part to help keep it that way.